Northrop Grumman Principal Systems Engineer -BMDS in Huntsville, Alabama

Northrop Grumman has immediate openings to staff ourPrincipal Systems Engineer -BMDS positions for our Huntsville, Alabama office, headquarters for the Missile Defense and Protective Systems (MDPS) division.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary Command and Control systems that impact people's lives around the world today and for generations to come. Our cutting-edge technology

is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the

innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people; and protect the world and that mission makes our team even stronger.


Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.

Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications


Basic Qualifications:

5 Years with a BS Degree and STEM major; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.

Performing root cause analysis

Data analysis, algorithm development, requirements development, modeling & simulation, or interface development

Ability to communicate technical information clearly to both technical and nontechnical personnel

Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Ability to obtain & maintain DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency with either MATLAB or Mathematica

Air and Missile Defense or Command and Control

Applying statistical methods to datasets to characterize system behavior and optimize performance

Experience with wireless point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and multipoint communication devices and systems

Experience with database management systems including Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, and/or MySQL

Experience with Agile Development lifecycle process

Experience with user interface design

Ability to use Microsoft Visio

Active Secret Clearance

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Job Category : Engineering